clean bomb


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Noun1.clean bomb - an atom bomb leaving little or no radioactive contaminationclean bomb - an atom bomb leaving little or no radioactive contamination
A-bomb, atom bomb, atomic bomb, fission bomb, plutonium bomb - a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)
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Rhys' day job, Super Furry Animals, have always had a politicised edge, and it was maintained here, especially when he sang that "dirty bombs and clean bombs look the same if you look closely".